MANILA – After Davao mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s resounding success in the May 9 Philippine presidential election, questions remain whether the president-elect will live up to some of his more controversial campaign promises.
A few photos from election day, as well as the few days before and after, posted below.
Voting at Santa Lucia school, San Juan, Manila. May 9 2016 (Photo: Simon Roughneen)
Newly-elected president Rodrigo Duterte pictured at his final pre-election rally in Manila on May 7 2016 (Photo: Simon Roughneen)
Senator Grace Poe, a candidate for the presidency, pictured after voting on May 9 2016 in Manila (Photo: Simon Roughneen)
Checking voter lists for the Philippine national elections at Kabayanan in Manila on May 9 2016 (Photo: Simon Roughneen)
Voter checks with election official about the machine voting procedure at Kabayanan in Manila on May 9 2016 (Photo: Simon Roughneen)
Voting at a school in Kabayanan in the Philippine capital Manila on May 9 2016 (Photo: Simon Roughneen)
Representatives o the Gabriela women’s rights group show their support for Philippine presidential candidate Senator Grace Poe (Photo: Simon Roughneen)
Candidate Mar Roxas conceding defeat in the Philippine presidential election in Quezon City, Manila, on May 10 (Photo: Simon Roughneen)
Leni Robredo, the vice-presidential candidate backed by the outgoing Aquino administration, speaking at a May 10 press conference (Photo: Simon Roughneen)